UTET 2021- Uttarakhand Teacher Eligibility Test

UTET 2021: The Uttarakhand Board of School Education (UBSE) will conduct the Uttarakhand TET exam to select applicants for the award of Certificate of Eligibility. Those who are awarded with this certificate can apply for the post of teachers in government schools of Uttarakhand state. Two papers, UTET I and UTET II, will be conducted for teachers of primary school (classes 1 to 5) and upper primary school (classes 5 to 8) respectively. Online application form for the same will be released in the month of September 2021 (tentatively). Get detailed information about the UTET 2021 from this post below.

Uttarakhand UTET

UTET 2021 Exam Dates

The tentative dates related to UTET 2021 are provided in the table below:

Events Expected Dates
Availability of online application form September 2021, 1st week
Last date for submission of application form September 2021, last week
Admit card release date October 2021, 4th week
Date of eligibility test November 2021, 1st week
Result announcement To be notified later

UTET Eligibility Criteria 2021

Basic eligibility criteria for appearing in the Uttarakhand TET 2021 exam are provided below:

For UTET I:

Candidates with any of the following degrees are eligible to apply:

  • Senior secondary or equivalent exam with not less than 50% aggregate marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed)
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with at least 45% aggregate marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education, in accordance with the NCTE
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam scoring not less than 50% marks in aggregate with 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
  • Graduation or equivalent along with 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed)

For UTET II:

Candidates with any of the following degrees are eligible to apply:

  • Graduation or equivalent along with 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed)
  • Graduation or equivalent with not less than 50% aggregate marks and 1-year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
  • Graduation or equivalent with at least 45% marks and 1-year Bachelor in Education (B.Ed) in accordance with the NCTE
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam with not less than 50% marks and 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (B.El.Ed)
  • Senior Secondary or equivalent exam scoring at least 50% marks and 4-year BA/ B.Sc.Ed or BA.Ed/ B.Sc.Ed
  • Graduation with at least 50% marks and 1-year B.Ed (Special Education)

UTET Application Form 2021

The UTET 2021 application form will be released online and can be obtained from the official website www.ubse.uk.gov.in. Candidates should carefully read all the instructions before they proceed with the application process.

  • The candidates will have to provide their personal and educational details to fill the application form.
  • Photograph and signature of the candidates in scanned format should also be uploaded into the form.
  • Choice for UTET papers and exam city should be entered into the application form as well.
  • Duly-filled application form, complete and correct in every respect, can then be submitted online.
  • A prescribed amount of fee should also be submitted with the form or else the application process would remain incomplete.
  • Applicants are advised to take a printout of the application form and keep it with them in case of future reference.

Application fee:

The UTET 2021 application fee for different categories is given in the table below:

Category Papers
UTET I or UTET II UTET I & II both
General/ OBC candidates Rs. 600/- Rs. 1000/-
SC/ ST candidates Rs. 300/- Rs. 500/-

Payment mode:

Payment of the application fee can be done online using the facility of net banking or via debit card/ credit card.

Uttarakhand TET 2021 Exam Pattern

Check out the basic overview of UTET exam pattern 2021 below:

  • Mode of exam: OMR based
  • Exam duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Medium of test: English and Hindi (except for language section)
  • Number of questions: 150
  • Total marks: 150
  • Type of question: Objective type
  • Marking scheme: Each question will carry one mark.
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking.

For UTET I:

Topics Number of questions Maximum marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language I (Hindi or English) 30 30
Language II (Hindi/ English/ Urdu/ Sanskrit) 30 30
Environmental Science 30 30
Mathematics 30 30
Total 150 150

*Language opted in Language II should be different than Language I.

For UTET II:

Topics Number of questions Maximum marks
Child Development & Pedagogy 30 30
Language I (Hindi or English) 30 30
Language II (Hindi/ English/ Urdu/ Sanskrit) 30 30
Social Science OR 60 60
Mathematics & Science 60 60
Total 150 150

UTET Admit Card

  • Authorities will publish the UTET admit card 2021 online on the official website ubse.uk.gov.in.
  • Candidates can download their admit card using their 12-digit login id or name and date of birth.
  • A hard copy of the admit card should be taken by the candidates and carried to the exam center on the day of exam.
  • Without a valid admit card, the candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam hall and write their papers.
  • To protect from loss or damage, it is suggested that the candidates keep multiple copies of admit cards with them.

UTET Answer Key 

  • Answer key for both UTET I and UTET II will be released by the authorities through online mode.
  • Candidates not satisfied with the answer key can submit their objections regarding the same.
  • Authorities will check the objections made and then release the final answer key on the website.

UTET Result 

  • The result of the Uttarakhand TET 2021 exam will be declared online on the official website of the board.
  • Candidates will be able to check their result using their login id and a captcha code.
  • The candidates who obtain marks more than the prescribed cut-off will be considered ad qualified and will be eligible for the Eligibility Certificate.

UTET 2021 Certificate

  • Candidates who clear the test will be awarded a Certificate of Eligibility by the board.
  • Those with the certificate will be eligible for the posts of primary and upper primary teachers.
  • Eligibility and original documents of the candidates will be verified before awarding them the certificate.
  • Validity of the certificate will be 7 years from the day of its release. Candidates can apply for the teacher’s post only till the certificate expires.

UTET 2021 FAQs

I am not able to download my admit card. What should I do now?

In case of problem in downloading the admit card, you need to visit the nodal center in the city where you selected your exam city in the application form (first choice). Carry with you copy of submitted online application and two passport sized photographs (same as uploaded in the application form). You will be provided an admit card at the nodal center. A time limit will be prescribed for making the request.

Where do I provide my choice for language papers for appearing in UTET?

Choice for language for language I and language II sections should be provided by the candidates at the time of filling the application form.

How do I get employment after obtaining the eligibility certificate?

You can apply for the posts of primary and upper primary teachers in various schools of Uttarakhand depending on their vacancies. However, UBSE does not grant any employment to the awardees.

What to do if my certificate expires?

In case your certificate expires and you are still in need of a valid certificate, you can re-appear in the UTET exam to obtain the certificate.

What if I want to improve my TET score?

To improve your TET score, you can re-appear for the exam. You can also appear for the exam multiple times for obtaining the certificate.

What if I forget my login id?

You can recover your login id using your name or roll number and date of birth. The link for the same can be found on the admit card or result page.

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